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No alternative within capitalism

20 May 2010

What does the bail-out of Greece mean for international capital? Hillel Ticktin spoke to Yassamine Mather

Not just a study aid

22 Apr 2010

Andrew Coates reviews David Harvey's 'A companion to Marx's Capital' Verso, 2010, pp320, £10.99

Obama's healthcare triumph is a con

15 Apr 2010

Jim Creegan looks at the devious manoeuvring carried out by Obama and the Democratic leadership

Whatever happened to the leisure society?

18 Feb 2010

According to a new report, society would benefit if the working week was reduced to 21 hours, writes Eddie Ford. Unsurprisingly, not everyone agrees

Quake: no act of god

21 Jan 2010

Millions around the world were appalled at the death and devastation in Haiti. James Turley puts the calamity into context

In defence of long waves

14 Jan 2010

Arthur Bough replies to Mike Macnair on the nature and prospects of contemporary capitalism

World politics, long waves and the decline of capitalism

07 Jan 2010

Are we facing a new 'long slump' like the 1930s or is the recent financial crisis merely a blip in a larger picture of capitalist expansion? And how does the decline of capitalism fit into the picture? Mike Macnair examines the issues

In another world

10 Dec 2009

Alistair Darling's pre-budget report includes a 'supertax' on bankers' bonuses. James Turley calls for more

Not explaining the crisis

10 Dec 2009

David Osler reviews Chris Harman's 'Zombie capitalism: global crisis and the relevance of Marx', Bookmarks, 2009, pp401, £16.99

Metaphor for neoliberalism

03 Dec 2009

Dubai collapse points to continuing crisis, writes James Turley

Political response needed

26 Nov 2009

James Turley expects a sudden rise in the pitch of industrial struggle after the general election

Whatever happened to those green shoots?

05 Nov 2009

Once again, says James Turley, it has not been a good couple of weeks for Alastair Darling and Gordon Brown

Anglo-American solutions and imposing discipline

06 Aug 2009

Peter Manson spoke to Hillel Ticktin about the economic crisis

Marxism and the inequality of nations

09 Apr 2009

Mike Macnair analyses 'world-system' theory and looks at Boris Kagarlitsky's attempts to overcome its weaknesses with his analysis of Russia

Studying the past to grasp the future

02 Apr 2009

Mike Macnair reviews Boris Kagarlitsky's Empire of the periphery: Russia and the world system London 2007, 384pp, £35